Gaming for cash comes to consoles

By Justin ยท 4 replies
Aug 3, 2009
  1. In a world where competitive gaming is still in its infancy and is generally only available to a lucky or select few, there\'s certainly someone out there looking for a way to make money playing video games. One entrepreneur agrees, and has designed a website designed exclusively to bring online video game wagers into the hands of anyone willing to put their skills to the test.

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  2. hellokitty[hk]

    hellokitty[hk] Hello, nice to meet you! Posts: 3,448   +145

    "generally only available to a lucky or select few"
    Actually I think its the more skilled people.
  3. Justin

    Justin TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 942

    I'd disagree with that. Skill plays a part, but being in the right place at the right time plays a bigger part.
  4. Wendig0

    Wendig0 TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,136   +131

    As far as this being illegal in 11 states goes, I believe that will be short lived. With the current decline in the economy, states are sure to be looking for more ways to generate revenue. Legalizing gambling, casinos and online gaming services, and then taxing them, will surely be in their crosshairs.
  5. I agree with that completely. These days the government is taxing just about everything they can, and soon will be adding more tax. I'm sure, as you said, this will quickly become a target of the government and possibly a good way for them to capitalize on recruitment for gamers with the America's Army series.
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